Good governance / Energy and Environment

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

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3rd February 2021 / Good governance / Energy and Environment


Chamber of deputies holds 1st reading for government bill of RES amendment

On January 27, 2021 the Chamber of Deputies held the first reading of the anticipated government bill amending Act No. 165/2012, on promoted energy sources and the amendment of certain acts (the “Bill”). During the discussion, which lasted only a few minutes, Ministry of Industry and Trade Karel Havlíček spoke and briefly introduced the Bill. The Chamber of Deputies then voted to send the Bill to the economic committee for discussion. It did not get enough votes to be sent to the constitutional law committee or the environmental committee.
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27th January 2021 / Good governance / Energy and Environment


ERO begins public consulting proces on the proposed parameters for setting 2022 subsidies

At the end of 2020 the first proposal for preliminary technical and economic parameters was posted on the Energy Regulatory Office (“ERO”) website (available for download here), which will be used to calculate the operating subsidies for new and modernized production facilities (the “Proposed Decree”) according to the bill of Act No. 165/2012, on promoted energy sources, currently under discussion (hereinafter the “RES Bill”).
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16th December 2020 / Good governance / Energy and Environment


Tesco saved 308 tons of plastic thanks to the F&F hanger reuse system

In line with the company's sustainability strategy not to waste natural resources, Tesco has focused its efforts beyond the range of food and drugstore goods. The F&F fashion brand is also committed to reusing plastics whenever possible.
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6th May 2020 / Good governance / Energy and Environment


Government approves measure decreasing support for existing photovoltaic power plants

At a press conference on April 27, 2020, the Minister of Industry and Trade announced that along with a contract with the semi-state-owned ČEZ on building new blocks for the Dukovany nuclear power plant, the government had also approved a bill amending the act on supported resources including a measure decreasing support for existing photovoltaic power plants (FVE).  
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10th December 2019 / Good governance / Energy and Environment


CTP to Revitalize Forest Near Mladá Boleslav

CTP plans to make a significant contribution to nature conservation, reduce its carbon footprint, and promote the long-term sustainability of the environment.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic